Mobile

Google Lens starts rolling out to first-generation Pixel, Pixel XL

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Google has begun to roll out Google Lens for the first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL. Google Lens was introduced earlier this month at Google’s launch event for the Pixel 2. First reported by Android Police, Google Lens was discovered by a Reddit user who

Micromax and Vodafone to launch a 4G smartphone at an effective price of Rs 999

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In order to compete with Jio 4G mobile phone, Micromax has teamed up with Vodafone to launch a smartphone named Bharat 2 Ultra at an effective price of Rs 999. The 4G smartphone will be available in India from November

‘Pay with Google’ arrives on Android to fasten the checkout process

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Google has officially rolled out its new feature Pay with Google to speed up the checkout process. The feature lets you use any of the credit or debit cards you’ve previously logged on the web titan’s products (like Chrome, Android Pay, YouTube,

Alphabet’s Project Loon is delivering 4G LTE to Puerto Rico

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In the wake of the Hurricane Maria’s devastating landfall on Puerto Rico, Alphabet’s Project Loon has deployed its LTE balloons over the region to help bring connectivity to areas of the island still experiencing the after-effects of  the hurricane. According to Project Loon

Nokia 9 image leak confirms dual camera setup

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After the launch of Nokia 7 in China, HMD Global is now gearing up to unveil its new smartphone- Nokia 9. Though the company has not revealed any details about the launch as yet, a new live image of the

Essential Phone gets a $200 price cut; Now available for $499

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Essential phone has slashed the price of its eponymous phone, down to $499. Not only this, anyone who who already has an Essential Phone, will get a $200 “friends and family” code that one can use at the official store to buy a 360-degree camera

HMD Global announces Nokia 7 with bothie camera starting at CNY 2,499

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If you saw the newspaper today, you must have noticed the front page advertisements from Nokia. Selfie is passe, welcome ‘bothie’ camera. So, now you can capture rear and front view in the same image. HMD Global has announced a

ZTE launches dual screen foldable smartphone named Axon M

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Chinese mobile devices provider ZTE has launched a dual screen foldable smartphone in the US. The device called Axon M features two 5.2- inch screens that can be folded to the size of a traditional smartphone. For specifications, the ZTE

Now BSNL and Micromax launch a Rs 2,200 JioPhone rival

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Reliance Jio’s ‘free’ 4G mobile phone has given a new lease of life to feature phones in this age of smartphones with more and more companies launching new 4G VoLTE feature phone to tap into the growing market. The latest one

Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro with Kirin 970 AI chipset launched

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Huawei has unveiled its new flagship smartphones- Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro. The devices pack Huawei’s own artificial intelligence chip which could help it compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung. Alongside the Mate 10 series, the Porsche Design

Samsung launches Galaxy J2(2017) with 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display in India

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Samsung has launched yet another budget smartphone for the customers in India. Named Samsung Galaxy J2(2017), the entry-level smartphone will be available in Absolute Black and Metallic Gold color variants. However, the company has not revealed any details about the

Apple likely to remove TouchID for all future iPhone models

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Apple is likely to remove the TouchID fingerprint sensor in favor of facial recognition for all 2018 iPhone models, 9to5Mac reported. While many people criticized Apple’s latest FaceID technology in iPhone X, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo told 9to5Mac that

Bookings for Reliance Jio ‘free’ 4G mobile phone to resume after Diwali

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Well, if you are one of those who is eagerly waiting for the second phase of bookings for Reliance Jio ‘free’ 4G mobile phone, we have a piece of good news for you.  JioPhone pre-bookings will reportedly start again after Diwali, once the

OnePlus to make data collection ‘opt-in’ after user outcry

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In the wake of the recent outcry over its snooping data collection practices, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has vowed to make it an opt-in user experience program. Also, the company ‘will no longer be collecting telephone numbers, MAC Addresses and

OnePlus allegedly collecting user data without permission

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Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus is being accused of collecting private user data and sending it to company’s server without their permission, according to a security researcher, Christopher Moore. Moore recently published a blog revealing that OnePlus has been gathering his personal information

Xiaomi partners Big Bazaar to boost offline sales

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has partnered Big Bazaar to boost its offline sales during the festive season. The company announced that its popular Redmi 4 and Redmi Note 4 smartphones will now be available for sale at Big Bazaar stores. Announcing the Xiaomi

Airtel partners Karbonn to roll out a 4G smartphone at an effective price of Rs 1,399

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In a bid to take on Reliance Jio’s recently launched 4G mobile phone, Airtel is partnering Karbonn Mobiles to bring an affordable 4G smartphone to the market, effectively at the price of a feature phone. This is the first of several

Airtel steadily expanding its VoLTE services to take on Reliance Jio

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India’s biggest telecom company Bharti Airtel is expanding its VoLTE(voice over LTE) services to two new states -Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh. This comes a month the company first launched the VoLTE service in Mumbai. The company intends to extend the services

Bezel-less Mi Mix 2 with 6GB RAM launched in India at Rs 35,999

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Xiaomi has finally launched it much-awaited flagship Mi Mix 2 smartphone in India priced at Rs 35,999. The biggest highlight of the device is its 5.99-inch bezel-less display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Notably, the company has only brought the ‘regular’ ceramic

OnePlus 5T with a 6-inch edge-to-edge display to launch in November: Report

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Chinese smartphone company OnePlus is gearing up to launch OnePlus 5T in November, according to a report from GizmoChina. The new smartphone will be a successor to OnePlus 5 and will feature almost similar features as the OnePlus 5 except